The Moon's orbit and the earth's orbit intersect and
these two intersecting points are known as North Node
( Rahu ) and the South Node ( Ketu ). These orbits
differ by 8 degrees. They are mathematical points
which influence human behaviour. Hence great
importance has been assigned to these Nodes in
The role of the North Node ( Rahu ) in Horoscopy
North Node's Effects in the 12 Houses
Rahu in the Ascendant
Rahu in the Ascendant makes one disease-prone and lazy.
Will lack mercy, wealth, happiness, righteousness and happiness
from children. Won't have much longevity. Will be subject to
the temptations of the flesh.
But if Rahu is in the signs of Cancer, Taurus or Aries, these
effects will be invalid as he is powerful in these signs.
Rahu in the Second House
Will have less wealth. May be sunk in debts. Will be diplomatic
but then diplomacy is a dignified form of concealed hypocrisy.
Will be anger-prone. May have diseases on the face. All malefic
planets in the second are adverse for wealth.
Rahu in the Third House
Will have a high opinion of oneself. Will have the power of
attraction. Will be liberal and spendthrift. This postion of the
North Node confers good longevity as the Upachayas ( 3,6,
10 & 11 houses are good for malefics ). This also is a
Kubera Yoga - a position for wealth.
Rahu in the Fourth House
Medical Astrology postulates that heart may be afflicted
if any malefic is posited in the fourth. ( As the Fourth House
rules the heart ). Will be devoid of happiness, landed
properties, relatives and conveyances. All relatives
will become your enemies. This position of the North Node
is detrimental to getting legacy from mother.
Rahu in the Fifth House
Will have less progeny, only one son. Will be anger-prone.
Will be abandoned by relatives. Will lack guts needed for
success. Will be selfish and self-oriented.
Rahu in the Sixth House
Medical Astrology postulates that if a malefic is posited
in the sixth, stomach disorders will haunt the native. Will have prosperity and along with prosperity, enemies.
Will be virtuous, Will be famous, Will have good digestive power.
Will be victorious but will have to face enemy trouble. Will be
a commander and will be skilled in combat. Will be a lord with a
lot of subordinates. Digestive tract disorders indicated. High
Rahu in the Seventh House
Will be a spendthrift ignoring economic prudence. Will lack
general happiness and intelligence. Will give priority to liberty.
Will be disease-prone. Will be devoid of marital happiness.
Will have to face humiliation. May be insulted by women. Body may be tormented by illhealth. Will be travelling a lot.
Rahu in the Eighth House
Will be subject to persecution and calumny. Will have less
longevity. Will lack happiness from progeny. This position
of the North Node indicates Karmic backlog. Will be
devoid of relatives and wealth. Will be melancholic &
sorrowful. Will be quarrelsome and will be fastidious.
Will have to face defeat in many situations.
Rahu in the Ninth House
This is a Raja Yoga ( regal power ) causing Rahu. Napolean
had this yoga ( Libra rising, Rahu in Gemini ). Will have wealth,
relatives and sons. Will have reverence for the preceptors and
devotion to spiritual people. May harm the father. Will be devoid
of Dharma. ill be a misogynist.
Rahu in the Tenth House
Will be famous and endowed with professional skill. Will be
fond of war and the battlefield. Will not hesitate to do evil
acts. Will be adventurous and will have a lot of consorts.
This dominance of Rahu on the Meridien is capable
of conferring regal status, knowledge and valour.
Rahu in the Eleventh House
Will be wealthy with high education. Will have good longevity and
a lot of good subordinates.Will have high professional skill. Will be
strong and will be prosperous Will have high longevity and humble.
Will enjoy all comforts.
Rahu in the Twelfth House
Will be averse to committing sins publicly. Will be subject to health
hazards. Will have eye troubles and will be devoid of sons and wealth.
Will be weak and may fall from profession. T his adverse position of
Rahu is not good from the perspective of profession as a fall is imminent.
Astrology and the Science of Numbers ( Numerology )
The highest level of any science is Mathematics and Mathematics
is the science of Numbers. In other words, the Absolute and Relative
Realities can be represented by Numbers. No wonder Pythagorus
glimpsed the mystery of the Universe in numbers.
The Human Electro-magnetic Field ( also known as the Auric Field )
has been proved by Kirlian Photography. The part of the body afflicted by
disease will be darkened and a gem therapist gives the much needed
cosmic color ( gemstone ) to redeem the area afflicted by disease.
Astrology, Holistic Medicine and Ayurveda
Holistic medicine postulates that the responsibility for healthcare rests
in the patient's hands because that is where the knowledge and control
of the variables lie (diet, stress, exercise, genetics, emotion and medication).
The Five Levels of Being - The Yogic Model
These are the five concentric sheaths enveloping the Self, the Divine
Spark in man!:
Disease is the imbalance in any of the three lower sheaths of existence -
physical, vital and mental.
The microcosm & the macrocosm are are in unbroken communion
with each other & are structured on the same pattern. At the
level of the physical sheath, food, water & oxygen enter the microcosm
and Co2, waste products etc return to the macrocosm. This is true of
other sheaths also. The individual cannot exist independent of the
cosmos. The interdependence of the Microcosm & the Macrocosm
is known in Classical Philosophy as the Bio-Cosmic tieup. If the
exchange between the physical sheath and the physical world
around it is defective, the body will become ill, and death
will result if it is stopped altogether.
A good site where you can get quality information about Holistic Medicine
Vedic Holistic Medicine is Ayurveda and its prophylactic aspect
is Naturopathy. All non-veg food is acidic and the alkaline food which
is needed for the body is that which cometh from Nature. So if we live
in rhythm with Natural Law, no disease can visit us.
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Astrology & Yoga Therapy
The approach of Yoga Therapy is based on the holistic concept of human
being; the five " sheaths " of existence of which the physical sheath
( Annamaya Kosha ) is only the first. The second is the Vital Sheath
( Pranamaya Kosha ), that is made up of the Vital Energy called Prana
which flows through invisible channels called Nadis. The third is the
Mental Sheath ( Manomaya Kosha ) The fourth is the Intellectual Sheath
( Vijnanamaya Kosha ) and the final sheath is the Bliss Sheath ( Ananda
Maya Kosha ). The Bliss Sheath is found to consist of the positive energy
associated with the Divine Self. It is from this sheath that the inner peace
characteristic of true Bliss emanates.
Astrology & Occult Vibratory Chemistry ( Tantra )
A different but parallel model of human personality was developed by the
Tantras. Whereas the Upanishads speak of Five Sheaths or Koshas,
the Tantras speak of six chakras. These Chakras are ( in ascending order)
1. Root Chakra ( Muladhara )
2. Anal Chakra ( Manipura )
3. Solar Plexus Chakra ( Swadhistana )
4. Heart Chakra ( Anahata )
5. Throat Chakra ( Vishuddhi )
6. Eyebrow Chakra ( Ajna )
Life is regarded as the unfolding of the Self at six different levels of
consciousness known as Chakras in the magnificent Tantric Model.
In mundane people the unfolding takes place only at the first three
chakras which represent procreation, metabolism & speech; the
higher three chakras remain latent. The awakening of the higher
chakras results in the unfolding and fulfillment of Life Divine. When
the Kundalini, the Serpentine Power inherent in humans, rises from
the Root Chakra ( Muladhara ) to the Crown Chakra ( Sahasrara ),
man achieves Cosmic Consciousness.
The Spirit shall take up the human play
The earthly life become the Life Divine!
Books as the source of knowledge
" Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, to
posterity " said Dante. Without books we cannot acquire knowledge.
With the advent of the New Age in the Kali Yuga, a spiritual revolution
has been ushered & many Redeemers will be there to save mankind !
" I saw them cross the twilight of the Age,
The massive barrier breakers of this world
The sun-eyed children of a marvellous dawn
The architects of immortality
Carrying the magic Word, the mystic Fire,
Carrying the Dionysian cup of Joy " - Aurobindo
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psychic research experience in the esoteric arts.
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